In research (quantitative or qualitative) you will almost always find it is important to sample. Please explain why samplingis important and its implications in the knowable/unknowable debate.
Consider in you response how the concepts of a population (and its associated parameters) and the sample (and its associated estimates) fits into the discussion.
A population in statistics is deemed to be infinitely huge. It is so huge that the whole of it cannot be studied, and only predictions can be made about its parameters like mean and standard deviation. For this reason, representative samples, which are finite in size and therefore it is possible to study them, are …
The importance of sampling and its implications in the knowable/unknowable debate is explained.